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Captain's At The Bay

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21 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Clean and friendly accommodation, Room was lovely with nice big modern bathroom. Very comfy beds. The breakfast was tasty but basic - essentially cereal, toast and coffee. Would have expected a bit more to be included for the price.

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Yarraville
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Stayed here one night to prolong our stay in Apollo Bay. The pics on the homepage are very promising. The welcome was great and so was the lounge room. Our room however, spacious and well decorated, the balcony amazing, was a bit of a let down. Stains on the carpet, marks on the walls, windows looked shabby. It has all... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

I stayed with my wife (we booked through wotif) for two nights and can say this place is fantastic. We stayed in the bridge room, and it was clean, spacious and although it did not have views of the beach, it had a beautiful view of the hills. The room also had an excellent tv, austar, and nice heating. The... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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60 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

We used this hotel for one night on our journey along the Great Ocean Road. We stayed in a Bridge Room on the first floor of the main building. A nice, comfortable room, with a lovely bathroom. Was undecided whether to give this a 3 or 4 star rating, as the breakfast service was not brilliant. Set a street back... More 

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9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Where to start on this amazing place?!?!? We stayed in the Captain's Cottage which was cozy, romantic topped with a lovely gas open fire just to add to the coziness of this wonderful room :) Lovely service from the staff, delicious breakfast which is included in your stay, and it's only 100-150m to the water where you have a range... More 

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Maidenhead
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

As per all my reviews if WiFi is a chargable service then the rating reflects this, and in this case WiFi is chargable. The Hotel very pleasant and clean, all facilities, aimed at the tourers, one or two night stays. Rooms were a good size, certainly not cramped and were clean. The breakfasts were good with a choice of cerials... More 

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PAS21ApolloBay, Owner at Captain's At The Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Maybe next time you judge a property you do your homework first. Our WiFi is complimentry in the dining room and lounge area. We have a number of laptops as well as a central printer. All COMPLIMENTRY. Wifi in your room is chargeable.It costs hotels to implement this service, so it needs to be passed on.... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

Our trip was just for the Great Ocean Road drive and this was our stopover stay. Our travel agent in Germany recommended it--and we know why. We got the large room on the south side with a large garden terrace. If the weather had been nicer, we'd have used this a few more hours, but our drive was off season,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

The room was nice, clean and modern - everything to be expected. We had a comfortable stay. They have a few harsh rules, such as if you check out after 10am there will be a $70 per hour charge. The complimentary breakfast goes from 8-9am so if you are not an early riser you pretty much miss the boat. Our... More 

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PAS21ApolloBay, Owner at Captain's At The Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. But only if you told us the right room when you rang about your hair dryer. You said you were in Captains Cottage, when in fact it was the Cottage. We always carry spare Electrical equipment. Happy Travelling. Wayne More 

KL
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

We did the Great Ocean Road drive last week and we picked Apollo Bay as a stop over. Our agent booked us with this place and its my personal best! We have a nice clean huge room! The bathroom is spanking clean. The bed was so cozy where you don't feel like getting up in the morning. After you been... More 

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Oz
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

This was a wonderful place to stay - our room overlooked the Bay, our beds were very comfortable, we were made very welcome, the place was clean and well equipped, staff and owner friendly and kind. The included breakfast was a delight - hot food served quickly; the table was full (and continually refilled) with cold juices, tea, coffee etc... More 

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